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  • Babette's Feast

    Babette's Feast

    ★★★★★

    Saying this is a feast of a film is no exaggeration. It brought a mixture of laughter and tears like fine wine mixed. I can’t help but think of this passage:
    “On this mountain the LORD of hosts will make for all peoples 
    a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wine, 
    of rich food full of marrow, of aged wine well refined. 
    And he will swallow up on this mountain 
    the covering that is cast over all peoples,…

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    ★★★★

    “Are you cussing with me?”

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    I loved it visually and musically from the start. The colors, the light, the transitions - it all blended beautifully. For most of the movie the story felt backstage to the visuals and music - until the ending jazz club sequence. Then I liked the story. Then the alternate life sequence made me mad, and I hoped it wouldn't end like your typical musical. Then the jazz club scene came again, and finally I loved the story as well. I…

  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★

    Perhaps the best, and most raw/real superhero movie yet. A surprisingly religious story about the death of a man who can't die, but wants to all the same.

    Logan takes a child to the Eden she read about in a comic book, which he doubts actually exists but she believes along with the other children. They travel from a deserted wasteland to a lush, forest promised land. He dies for them on a tree. The girl doesn't speak verbally most…